When Turbo Fruits released the album "Butter" in 2012, I was blown away. Even though "Echo Kid" is, song for song, a stronger album, there's an aesthetic to "Butter" that I just can't shake. So, when the band announced their next album, "No Control," I was more than a little excited. I have all their albums, all their singles, pretty much everything the band has made available to their fans, so yeah, I really dig this band. Well, as they've done with each album, the Turbo Fruits sound has evolved once again. What I dug about "Butter," that down-and-dirty rock 'n roll vibe, is still there, but there's also a rather polished pop sensitivity that changes the whole dynamic. I feel as though they've finally moved away from their garage/punk roots and are headed towards a more polished, commercial sound. Now, I don't mean commercial in a negative way; these guys deserve to have a sell-out arena tour or two. Also, it doesn't hurt that these guys have a lot more talent than some of the major bands on the road these days. As with their previous albums, this is one to grow on. As I mentioned above, their sound evolves with each album they release, so you can't judge the new on the old without looking at the big picture. So far, my favorite songs are "The Way I Want You," "Favorite Girl," "No Reason to Stay," "Friends," and "Big Brother." Without a doubt, I dig this album, and you can bet I'll be listening to it again and again. Turbo Fruits doesn't write throw-away songs; that's for lesser bands!
I would recommend this to a friend